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Ritual

As well mainly because giving rise to a huge selection of fresh bands captained (or simply “pirated” will be a better term) simply by hungry young Turks fueled with the D.We.Con. lessons of punk rock and roll, the brand new Wave of United kingdom ROCK of the first ’80s also …

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Dragster

Now mainly remembered for having their 1981 one “Ambitions” included in the Lars Ulrich-curated Fresh Wave of United kingdom ROCK ’79 Revisited compilation, Dragster were an obscure outfit from Western Yorkshire, England, featuring vocalist Derick Pickles (no laughing matter!), guitarist Andy Trafford, bassist Mike Stansfield, and drummer Steve Offer. With …

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Mayhem

Past due arrivals to the brand new Wave of United kingdom ROCK party, Merseyside, England’s Mayhem (zero regards to the Norwegian dark metallic terror squad) evolved from a small-time regional punk rock-band, circa 1985, and attemptedto reinvent their raucous, Motörhead-inspired, errr…mayhem using a three-song EP entitled Bloodrush. However, no-one was …

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Blaze

After his rude 1999 dismissal from rock legends Iron Maiden following two thankless tours of duty, singer Blaze Bayley (previously of encouraging Tamsworth, England steel maniacs Wolfsbane) released a fresh band bearing his name in the entire year 2000. Contacting upon guitarists Steve Wray and John Slater, bassist Rob Naylor, …

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Spartan Warrior

Produced in 1980 throughout the talents of Dave Wilkinson (vocals), Neil Wilkinson, (guitar), Tom Spencer (bass), and Gordon Webster (drums), Tyneside, U.K.-structured hard rock outfit Spartan Warrior had been area of the Brand-new Wave of United kingdom ROCK movement that spawned acts like Saxon, Judas Priest, Def Leppard, and Iron …

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Elixir

During their 1986 debut album, The Son of Odin, London’s Elixir received the dubious distinction to be among the last bands to become broadly associated, tagged in the event that you will, using the currently mainly in disuse New Wave of British ROCK categorization. Obviously credited in part towards the …

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Alkatrazz

Not to end up being confused using the better-known Alcatrazz having a “C” featuring Graham Bonnett and Yngwie Malmsteen, Maidstone, England’s Alkatrazz having a “K” were formed in 1980 simply by Australian vocalist Craig Stevens, guitarist Bob Jenner, bassist Gary Bevan, and drummer Nick Parsons. Impulsively authorized by RCA amidst …

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Thunderstick

Barry Graham, aka Thunderstick, began drumming for Iron Maiden in 1977; a calendar year afterwards he became a member of Samson where he spent another 3 years as the brand new Wave Of United kingdom Heavy Steel’s most questionable figure – the person in the rapist’s cover up. The picture …

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Baby Tuckoo

UK rock music group Baby Tuckoo was formed in 1983 by ex-Geddes Axe guitarist/key pad participant Andrew Barrott, alongside Rob Armitage (vocals), Neil Saxton (acoustic guitar), Paul Smith (bass) and Tony Sugden (drums). They quickly founded a following within their city of Bradford, plus they became area of the second-generation …

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Desolation Angels

English metallic band Desolation Angels were founded in 1981 by vocalist Dave Wall structure, guitarists Robin Brancher and Keith Clear, and bassist Joe Larner. Drummer Brett Robertson ultimately finished the lineup that documented 1983’s self-financed “Valhalla” solitary. By this time around, the group got nevertheless founded itself as a good …

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